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Madeline - 1920's Cloche Hat

from Elsewhen Millinery
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Madeline - 1920's Cloche Hat
Madeline - 1920's Cloche Hat
Madeline - 1920's Cloche Hat
Madeline - 1920's Cloche Hat
Madeline - 1920's Cloche Hat
Madeline - 1920's Cloche Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Seams
  • Basting
  • Pleats

Pattern Description:

This romantic cloche hat is now an exciting sewing project. I designed this cloche in the style of the 1920's. The brim gathers into 2 pleats on one side and can be flipped up or down on the other. It makes a lovely hat for little girls and adult women alike.

FABRIC: Pattern includes instructions for achieving the right thickness with different types of fabric.

This PDF file is instantly downloadable and can be printed on 8.5"x11" letter sized paper or A4 paper. It contains detailed illustrations of each step of the project. The pattern is complete with sewing tips, notions required, fabric recommendations, size measurement instructions and sewing terminology. The sewing and millinery techniques in this pattern will be useful for future sewing projects and your overall understanding of hat construction.

This hat is an original design by Wendy Talen of Elsewhen Millinery. This pattern and all photographs and illustrations in this pattern were also produced by Elsewhen and are for the exclusive use of this shop. In purchasing the pattern, you have permission to use the pattern for personal use. You may not, however, copy, sell, distribute or reproduce this pattern in part or in whole without expressed consent. Any items made from this pattern and sold should contain recognition of Elsewhen Millinery as the designer in labeling or item descriptions.

Downton Abbey, Twenties, Cloche, Hat, Fabric, Cancer, Suede, 1920s, Retro, Vintage, A4

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 19"-25" (child to adult) measuring around the head above the ears


  • 1/4 yard lining fabric (prewashed cotton or taffeta)
  • 1/2 yard hat fabric medium thickness (microsuede, thin corduroy, flannel, thin fleece)
  • Thread to match hat fabric
  • 1/4 yard canvas optional for thickening
  • 2 covered buttons of desired size

You Will Also Need:

  • Pins
  • Measuring tape
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About the designer

I love things that transport me to another time and place, whether they are stories, pictures, songs, objects or things to wear. Hats have a peculiar ability to do this and to express something of a ...

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